Support Services leverages University of Missouri and other state contracts
to give our customers access to a plethora of high-quality items at discounted
prices. Additionally, we work closely with
Procurement Services to manage the technical and business relationships with a large
number of nationally-known and highly-respected vendors and manufacturers to ensure UMKC is getting
the best-in-class services and support for their IT investments.
Before purchasing computing hardware, please consult with our business technology analyst, who can provide
you with the expertise, guidance and detailed information regarding the configuration, purchase, delivery
and warranty support options for computers, printers and other peripherals. Much of this information about our
our standards, recommendations and the purchasing process is available at our
In addition to routine and ongoing purchase requests, Hardware Procurement is
responsible for coordinating information and activities related to the provost’s
annual Workstation Replacement Program. The goal of the program is to provide a
coordinated, cyclical replacement of aging computers on a three- or four-year
lifecycle. This program has proven to be a cost-effective, efficient way to
create a robust, standardized and sustainable computing environment for UMKC faculty and staff.
For additional questions or requests for computers, mobile devices and computer-related peripherals, please email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call Monte
Churchman at 816.235.1444.